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Marina Cafe

404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2326
850-837-7960
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Ranked #10 of 246 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Experience Adult Contemporary Dining with breathtaking views of the Destin Harbor through a thirty foot window wall in the bar and waterfront dining room. Our extensive international wine collection compliments an eclectic menu of classic Creole, Mediterranean, Pan Asian and American cuisine in addition to gourmet brick oven pizza and sushi selections. Fresh local seafood and USDA prime steaks. Waterfront cocktail deck with sensational sunsets.
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

I've visited for Christmas because Marina cafe was one of the best restaurant when we searched Internet. It turned out to be expensive for nothing kind of restaurant. table setting was not clean. Service was less than average. All food we have 2 appetizers and two main dishes were salty and just not tasty at all. Very disappointed.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We last in Destin 2008; we spent time during the winters 2001, 2002 and 2003 in Destin. From day one Marina Cafe became one of our favorite restaurants on the planet and once again in 2014 we were looking forward to returning to their happy hour and early bird special. Our experience was enhanced this time by the addition of... More 

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Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

YES, INDEED! Based on recommendations by TripAdvisors, we decided to try the "early bird" special at Marina Cafe while in Destin. The "special" of 2 for 1 is available every day from 5 to 6 PM. We were not disappointed! Hot from the oven bread is served with olive oil and oregano. Can you spell g.o.o.o.d? For starters, we shared... More 

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Great food and great views Early dinner specials the bar area was spacious and also with a nice view of the marina

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Beverly Hills
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Two of us had dinner here this week, Dec 2014. There were so many yummy food options on the menu, it was hard to decide. Our waiter, Jeff, made the dining experience all that much better. We will definitely be back again. I would recommend this be one of the restaurants someone chooses to dine at if they are in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Just finished dinner at one of our favorite Destin restaurants, Marina Cafe. Wally and his staff went out of their way to make sure we not only had a great meal but outstanding service. It is difficult to find proper words to describe the Andouille crusted Redfish. It is without a doubt one of finest fish dishes I have ever... More 

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Miramar Beach
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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

shrimp pasta was awesome... great view of destin harbor.... great early bird specials.....friendly service

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I am always pleased with the food here. I was a little disappointed with the turkey and pork.It was dried than I like. Everything else was over the top. Had pecan pie for dessert and it was to die for.Always the place to go for atmosphere, great service, and great food.

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Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good food & excellent service. Most friendly staff. Beautiful view of harbor with seating inside or out. Highly recommend anytime of year!

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Acworth, Georgia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The very small portions were "arranged" on the plate to look good but we certainly expected more food for the money.......and quite frankly, there was nothing spectacular to be said about it regardless of the waiter extolling the "new" chef! Our expectations were higher and we wouldn't go back nor would we recommend it unless you had simply wanted to... More 

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Additional Information about Marina Cafe

Address: 404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2326
Phone Number: 850-837-7960
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 24 - 50
Cuisine: Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse

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